A message about AIDS and HIV testing in Japanese black script bordered with vertical gold edges. Colour lithograph, ca. 1996.

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[Japan] : [Hokendojinsha (Public Health Members Committee)], [1996?]

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1 print : lithograph, printed in black, gold and red on white ; sheet 59.2 x 41.8 cm


AIDS. We are now at the critical moment. Today, there are one thousand AIDS sufferers in Japan, and over 3,300 persons are HIV-positive ... undergo testing at a public health center immediately. Testing can be done anonymously. Lettering not transcribed - in Japanese - translation: Now is important (Japanese calligraphy image). AIDS - We are now at the critical moment. The number of AIDS patients in Japan is approaching 1000, the number infected with HIV has already exceeded 3,300. Now is an important time to halt the spread of AIDS. It is also a worry that interest and the sense of risk about AIDS is declining. If you have noticed any change in your physical condition, why not take a test? You can take a test free and anonymously at any public health centre throughout Japan' Bears number No. 7361

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Hokendojinsha (Public Health Members Committee) not transcribed - in Japanese 1996? Hokendojinsha (Public Health Members Committee) Japan 02/09/2009 UkLW UK Transcription from the item


Wellcome Collection 678544i


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